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Big Joe Logston and the two Indians, or a fist fight in old Kentuck.

Image ID: 814977

Big Joe Logston and the two Indians, or a fist fight in old Kentuck. (1856)

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Image Title

:  Big Joe Logston and the two Indians, or a fist fight in old Kentuck.

Creator(s)

: Chapin, John Reuben, 1823-1894 -- Artist
Orr, Nathaniel -- Wood-engraver

Published Date

: 1856

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 19 cm. (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Joe Logston was one of that class of half-horse, half alligator Kentuckians, that could -- to use his own words -- 'out-run, out-hop, out-jump, throw down, drag out and whip any man in the country,' Joe was a powerful fellow, of six foot three in his stockings, and proportionably stout and muscular, with a handsome good-natured face and a fist like a sledge-hammer. Fear was a word he knew not the meaning of, and to fight ....
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Original Source

: From The historical picture gallery : or, scenes and incidents in American history. (Boston : Bigelow, 1856) Chapin, John Reuben (1823-1894), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Pioneer life

Source Description

: 6 folders (224 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC PIO

Digital ID

: 814977

Record ID

: 718521

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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